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Our New C-19 Safety Measures

Our New C-19 Safety Measures

2020 is the year of the staycation and there is no better time to explore the beauty and wonder that is right on our doorstep. If you’re considering Kilkenny for your hotel break this year but are apprehensive about hotel safety measures, we are here to put your mind at ease.

The Perfect Staycation in Kilkenny City

The Perfect Staycation in Kilkenny City

Travelling in 2020 is limited in many ways, but also exciting as we get to adventure around our magnificent little island again and explore the many wonders awaiting us. Kilkenny is a medieval city in southeast Ireland, part of the famous Ancient East tourist area of Ireland. The ideal location for your next staycation!

Kilkenny Named Tidiest Town In Ireland

Kilkenny Named Tidiest Town In Ireland

While we are always proud of our black and gold county in sports, heritage and other accolades, there is one thing that Kilkenny natives treat with the ultimate respect. We love our city and want to keep it looking as beautiful as possible. That’s why each year we...

Covid-19 – A note from our CEO Jim Murphy

Covid-19 – A note from our CEO Jim Murphy

  As the circumstances around coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to evolve, we are continually updating our policies and procedures to ensure maximum safety and flexibility for our guests and employees. Please know that we are continuing to monitor the situation and...

Business Travellers Guide to Kilkenny

Business Travellers Guide to Kilkenny

Kilkenny may be small in comparison to other European cities, especially when it comes to business travel but what it lacks in area, it more than makes up for in personality. Many global giants have chosen to base their EU headquarters in Ireland, such as Google,...

Galleries and Museums in Kilkenny

Galleries and Museums in Kilkenny

  From stag and hen weekends to family-friendly cultural vacations, it’s not hard to see why Kilkenny is one of Irelands most popular tourist attractions for both local and international visitors. There is a real air of community along the cobbled streets which...

Communions and Confirmations at Hoban Hotel Kilkenny

Communions and Confirmations at Hoban Hotel Kilkenny

Confirmation and Communion Days are a very important milestone in every catholic schoolchild’s life. Not only is it important to the child, it’s a very special day out for all the family. If this is the first sacrament in your family, you may be at a loss; where do...

Christmas In Kilkenny

Christmas In Kilkenny

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year… finally! We love Christmas in The Hoban Hotel and the rest of Kilkenny seems to agree. The city lights up with thousands of twinkling lights, excited shoppers and the sound of Christmas carols fills the air. There are...

Irish Open Comes to Kilkenny

Irish Open Comes to Kilkenny

Did you know that the most prestigious Irish golfing competition is taking place in Kilkenny in 2020? The Irish Open returns to the wonderful Mount Juliet Hotel and Golf Course from 6-13th April 2020 along with some of our champion Irish golfers. If you’re looking for...

Explore The Historic Dunmore Cave Of Kilkenny

Explore The Historic Dunmore Cave Of Kilkenny

  While we often promote Kilkenny Castle, St Canice’s and the multitude of pubs and bars in Kilkenny, we don’t shout enough about the natural beauty that also surrounds us. If you want a truly unique adventure in Kilkenny, book a trip to explore the natural...

7 Tips To Save On Your Next Stay

7 Tips To Save On Your Next Stay

  Travelling is one of the most enriching experiences a person could ever go through. It opens your eyes to different cultures and customs and helps you to appreciate the beauty of the world. Unfortunately, it can also be a very expensive, experience especially...

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